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VIDEO: Operative for CA Dems admits to knowingly distributing false gay smear against DeMaio

Aggressive CA Dem operative distributes gay smear

"The fact of the matter is that this should be followed up with he was falsely accused."

That was the response of one Josh Newman supporter who was handing out flyers in Orange County over the weekend.

He was referring to verbiage on the ad that intends to smear former City Councilmember Carl DeMaio (R) seen in the video below. 

California Dems dredge up debunked homophobic smear against Carl DeMaio

DeMaio pictured with Toni Atkins and Todd Gloria ant Pride Flag dedication ceremony.

The California Democratic party is utilizing debunked accusations against former council member Carl DeMaio (R) who is leading an effort to remove California’s car and gas taxes.

Recently DeMaio started a three-phase campaign which began with gathering signatures in Orange County to recall California State Senator Josh Newman (D) who was the deciding vote which approved the fees.

Senator Lara introduces legislation to counter bullying in California schools

Prompted by the findings of the School Safety and Nondiscrimination Laws Audit released in 2013 which reported that school bullying prevention efforts are falling short, today State Senator Ricardo Lara and Equality California introduce legislation that would improve the handling of bullying and discrimination incidents in schools.

California: Bill supporting transgender student advances

AB 1266 would ensure that California public schools understand their responsibility for the success and well-being of all students, including transgender students, and will allow transgender students to fully participate in all school activities, programs and facilities.

Broad coalition opposes Medi-Cal rate cuts

“SB 640 is critical for California’s success in leading the nation as we embark upon full implementation of federal health care reform, especially for those that are most vulnerable.”